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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
248,817 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 102014

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 108,437 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Van stalls after filling the Grand Caravan with fuel. Loses steering and speed.

- Dearborn Heights, MI, USA

problem #4

Feb 152014

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT. While attempting to shift the vehicle into park, the vehicle accelerated unexpectedly. As a result, the vehicle crashed into the rear of another parked vehicle. The contact suffered from hip pain. An independent mechanic cleaned the throttle plate. The vehicle sustained severe front end damage and was repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 102,000. Updated 05/18/2015

- Brownsville, PA, USA

problem #3

Apr 082014

Grand Caravan

  • 912,650 miles
I was driving home from work and my gas pedal was stuck. This has happened several times in the last month. April 10,11, & 25,2014; May 6, 12, & twice on 23,2014.

- Monticello, FL, USA

problem #2

Jan 222012

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • 95,000 miles
As I'm driving down the road the accelerator sticks, and I can't undo it. The van starts slowing down I have to pull to the side of the road to stop the vehicle, and to try and get the accelerator unstuck. This has happened multiple times. Sometimes the vehicle's engine shuts down on its own when this happens. Sometimes I have to stop the engine to get the accelerator to unstick. I have noticed that the majority of the time that this happens is when I'm driving in between 55 to 60 mph. It happens so frequently that I am scared to drive in multiple lane traffic in fear that it will stick when I'm in a middle lane and start slowing down and somebody hit me from behind or be stuck in the middle with no way out because it wont start. When the accelerator sticks the vehicle starts slowing down and I start to pull to the side of the road and start to try and stop it. If I don't pull to the side of the road the vehicle will stop in the middle of the road and possibly shut down. I have read other reports of the same thing happening with the same model. I feel that this should be addressed before someone gets seriously hurt or worse killed. Thanks.

- Brookhaven, MS, USA

problem #1

Apr 072007

Grand Caravan 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan. When shifting from first to second gear it felt as though it was making contact with something hard. The failure mileage was 26,000. The dealer diagnosed the failure, and stated that the transmission oil was leaking. The vehicle was repaired. However, the failure continued to occur. Also, the dealer replaced the speeding sensor to make the transmission shift normally. The contact was concerned about the safety risk involved, including paying the repair cost for a failure that was not repaired. The current mileage was 40,000.

- Nadervinne, IL, USA

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